Axis of Resistance

Hezbollah targets Israeli barracks after Islamist commander's death

Lebanon's Hezbollah militant group said Sunday it had targeted a military position in northern Israel with an armed drone in response to the killing of an Islamist commander.

Israel and the powerful Iran-backed group, a Hamas ally, have exchanged near-daily cross-border fire since the Gaza war erupted on Oct. 7.

Greece’s mission in the Red Sea

Greece sent its frigate "Psara" to the Red Sea this week to join Operation Aspides, the EU's mission in the Red Sea to protect merchant ships from Houthi attacks. The Psara is replacing the Hydra, which completed a three month deployment in the Red Sea, at a time when the Houthis are escalating their campaign.

Athens sends message of support to Cyprus after Hezbollah threats

The Greek Foreign Ministry expressed its solidarity with the "brother people" of Cyprus in the wake of threats issued by Hezbollah on Wednesday against the island nation's government.

"The threat to use force constitutes a flagrant violation of the Charter of the United Nations," the relevant statement stressed.

Salvage firm confirms sinking of Greek-owned Tutor struck by Houthis

The Greek-owned Tutor coal carrier attacked by Yemen's Houthi militants in the Red Sea last week has sunk, salvagers have confirmed.

The Tutor was struck with missiles and an explosive-laden remote-controlled boat on June 12 and had been taking on water, according to sources including maritime security companies and the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO).

Trauma from Red Sea attacks adds to seafarer shortage

When a missile fired by Yemen's Houthi Islamists landed near his ship in the Red Sea, Costas Rassias vowed to stop sailing through the perilous waters.

"I froze," said the Greek 34-year-old second class marine engineer, describing the close call. "I weighed what was more important - my life, or a better income?"

One seafarer killed in Houthi attack on Greek-owned ship

A seafarer on the Greek-owned bulk carrier Tutor was killed in Wednesday's Houthi attack against the ship, it was reported on Thursday. 

The carrier is owned by Evalend Shipping, which, according to reports, has already notified the Greek authorities of the seafarer's death.

It is not yet clear if the seafarer died when the shell hit the ship or when the engine room flooded. 

Houthis Attack Greek Cargo Ship in Red Sea, Causing Severe Damage

Yemen's Houthis have claimed responsibility for an attack on a Greek cargo ship, the Tutor, which is now in distress in the Red Sea off Yemen's Hudaydah Port. The vessel, used to transport coal, suffered a puncture and is at risk of sinking, according to the Iran-backed Shiite group.